Teacher of the Year

Charting common ground

National Teacher of the Year Sydney Chaffee is going to need that sabbatical that comes with the honor. The Codman Academy educator, the first Bay State teacher to win the award and the first public charter school teacher to be recognized as the top classroom instructor in the country, has become the unwitting eye of(...)

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The Codcast: Lessons from the teacher of the year

It was one thing when Sydney Chaffee was named Massachusetts Teacher of the Year. Now she’s been named one of four finalists for National Teacher of the Year, with announcement of the winner due in April. It’s been an exciting ride for the 9th grade humanities instructor at Codman Academy Charter Public School in Dorchester(...)

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